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  1. Summary

    "There's a sigh for aye, and a sigh for nay,
    And a sigh for "I can't bear it!"
    O what can be done, shall we stay or run?
    O cut the sweet apple and share it!"

    -Sharing Eve's Apple, John Keats

    In which the survivors of the expedition return to England, bisexual Victorians have a lot of feelings, and everyone lives happily ever after.

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  1. Public Bookmark 3

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    The sole of his left foot is going numb by slow, uneven turns when Francis starts to think of James at war after all.

    On the last day of Fitzjames' march, Crozier considers rockets.

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    06 Apr 2021

  2. Public Bookmark 7

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    “It’s called -” Francis huffed into the phone, commended his soul to a god he wasn’t quite sure he still believed in. “Right now, it’s called…” He sighed. “It’s called Barrow’s Baking Boys.”
      
    When Francis tried out for what he thought was Bake Off, he didn't expect to end up on a knock-off run by an aging baker desperate for a legacy. But now he's here, trying to keep up with the younger bakers and their flashy piping, avoid the eyes of cameras that only seem to catch him at his worst, and do his best not to be distracted by that posh bastard with the perfect hair.

    Ten weeks, twelve contestants, two hundred and twenty five bakes.

    One winner.

    Let the first season of Barrow's Baking Boys Begin!

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    30 Mar 2021

  3. Public Bookmark 10

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    Nine-semicolon description of weeping -- nursing a dying Fitzjames back to health while held a virtual prisoner on a French whaler -- "We are not medieval men" -- a cautious kiss while hidden under a bunk -- "The emperor of meat" -- a critique of sailing -- "To bed with men who could advance my career, and women who could hold it back" -- aboard HM dispatch boat Mercury -- "An expedition to Gin Lane" -- "What is your alarm bell ringing now?" -- an excellent fuck -- “Abandoned, a-b-a-n-d-o-n-e-d" -- a photograph -- a plan.

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    English
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    40
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    85
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    30 Mar 2021

  4. Public Bookmark 7

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    On gratitude and rest and blessings.

    Francis and James go visiting old friends and set the house to rights.

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    English
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    Comments:
    18
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    54
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    30 Mar 2021

  5. Public Bookmark 9

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    James Fitzjames is no stranger to disguises.

    Language:
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    29 Mar 2021